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              • Two young girls and three boys, some of them deaf, sit in front of two laptops interestedly watching sign stories, while other people observe from the background.

                Online library of multilingual signed stories, jointly edited and developed

                Deaf World Around You is a web-based library, organized by the Rochester Institute of Technology of the United States. It enables the creation and sharing of stories in sign language. Images, text, and videos featuring sign language storytellers, targeted towards low and middle income countries.
                Rochester Institute of Technology, Deaf World Around You (WAY), Indonesia

              • A family of three, one daughter, father and mother are sitting in front of the television with the mother receiving the audio-translation of the subtitles via earphones connected to the Subreader app.

                Smartphone app that offers audio subtitles to foreign language movies and series

                SubReader reads out subtitles of movies and TV series aloud or into earphones. The app, developed by a start-up company from Denmark, is available in more than 40 languages and uses artificial voices that automatically synchronize with the soundtrack. Parts of the app are free while streaming services are for a fee.
                SubReader, SubReader, Denmark

              • As a result of Costa Rica’s National Plan, persons with disability work at Taco Bell and other food service companies.

                Boosting the employability of Costa Ricans with disabilities

                Initiated in 2012, the Plan comprises measures like employment services, increasing workplace demand as well as encouraging development of enterprises. By 2014, 1,653 persons received training services, 49 started their own business and the Network of Inclusive Business expanded to 58 members.
                National Employment Directorate, Ministry of Work and Social Security in Costa Rica, National Plan for Work Inclusion of People with Disabilities of 2012-2015, Ministry of Work and Social Security, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

              • Children walking on a ramp to enter a school facility.

                Disability-inclusive communities in remote areas

                The programme focuses on prevention of childhood Disability, Community Based Rehabilitation and strengthening community systems in order to continue the work using resources provided by local government authorities. Between 2015 and 2017 approximately 5,000 persons have benefitted from Inspire2Care.
                Karuna Foundation, Inspire2Care, Nepal

              • Supported internship

                The programme takes place entirely within a business setting where students participate in three internships to explore a variety of career options. This total workplace immersion facilitates a seamless combination of classroom instruction, career exploration and hands-on, worksite-based training and support.
                Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre, Supported internship, United States of America

              • 230_Network f Excell of Flag of Town_Foto

                The Network facilitates knowledge-sharing about improving the quality of life in urban centres around the world. Representatives from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors are invited to share good practices on the website. The 'Flag of Towns and Cities for All' is a quality mark awarded to municipalities.

                The flag of "Towns and Cities for All" is a quality mark which acknowledges local governments' commitment to implementing Universal Design and accessibility in public places. Facilities, transport, buildings and services are taken into consideration with the aim of improving the quality of life for residents and visitors.
                Design for All Foundation, Flagging accessible cities and towns, Spain

              • Building an inclusive labour market

                Due to the Employment Protection Act No. 80 lesser capability because of age, illness or acquired disability is not an objective ground for dismissal and employers must make all reasonable efforts to retain the worker. As a result in Sweden 50% of disabled persons with reduced ability to work are employed.
                Government of Sweden, Building an inclusive labour market, Sweden

              •  Adults and children communicate in sign language to the teacher, who is outside the picture, during a in-service training for teachers in Debresina.

                Training teachers of mainstream schools in sign language

                The project focuses on training teachers in rural areas to include sign language in their lessons, along with providing educational materials and assistive devices to students with disabilities. Since 2003, in-service training has been provided for 2,000 teachers and more than 35,000 deaf or hard of hearing children have accessed education.
                ELF - Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Felm, Social and Educational Programme for the Deaf, Ethiopia

              • A male person in a wheelchair gets an envelope from a man standing; both look into the camera. Behind them are one woman and three men standing in a semi-circle.

                Job fairs organized by the Disability Network

                Bangladesh Business & Disability Network was founded in 2017 by employers with the aim of creating a more disability inclusive workforce in Bangladesh. As of 2020 four job fairs for people with disabilities have been organized nationwide, resulting in more than 350 job placements with a retention rate of 80 per cent.
                BBDN - Bangladesh Business & Disability Network, Establishment of a Business and Disability Network to Facilitate Employment, Bangladesh

              • Young people with and without disabilities at a training.

                Training Young Leaders in Accessibility and Inclusion

                Through its Accessibility Promotion Agents programme Escola de Gente trains young people with and without disabilities living in favelas as mediators for the rights of people with disabilities. The certified training provides skills that also increase their chances of finding employment. Between 2011 and 2017, 252 young people were trained.
                Escola de Gente - Communication in inclusion, Accessibility Promotion Agents, Brazil